News

June, 2021

  • 21 June

    LEGO shows off its buildable Adidas Superstar sneaker

    Continuing their collaboration with Adidas it is now the turn of the brickmaker to create a display version paying homage to their Superstar shoe. It is 27 inches when completed and measures up at a size 7.5 but there’s no room for a foot inside. Definitely worthy of its shelf …

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  • 21 June

    Have a blast with the lights off

    This here new ProjeX is a projecting arcade gaming system, needs no screens just a blank wall. Select one of the interchangeable slides to choose your target, there’s ducks, UFO’s or targets -each with their own sound effects. A handful of different ways to play along with three skill levels, …

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  • 14 June

    Classic game titles from Shuffle celebrate the mullet era

      The Shuffle brand from the house of Cartamundi have created this line of iconic card games based on iconic films of yesteryear. They send us a bunch to celebrate their launch and packed the box with a random selection of items along with the game which did rather intrigue …

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May, 2021

  • 28 May

    Hamley’s are kicking off a Summer of fun…..in Spring

    Children can step up for a penalty shootout with Hamley Bear ahead of the Euros Championship between 11th June – 11th July, take part in the Hamley’s Wizarding World tournament, a sports day with Frozen 2, sporty puppet shows, story times, quizzes and join the Hamley’s entertainment team singing and dancing to …

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  • 26 May

    Wanderlusters awaken – This LEGO set is a must.

    Biggest ever set yet, yes, by creating a map of the world with single studs the people of Billund have smashed the previous high piece score tally by a country mile. There are 11,695 “elements” in this 2D representation of the earth, and it has customisable brick-built pins to mark …

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  • 20 May

    Some random outdoor stuff….. Sun is on its way, honest.

    A trampoline like no other, those elevated sides create a trampoline park experience – Amazing bit of kit.   This is an electronic version of hide and seek. One player hides it, the others find it then have to solve a “SIMON” style puzzle to stop the clock. Our kids …

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  • 17 May

    MARVELous Spidey set from LEGO

    LEGO have shouted out a new set based on the Daily Bugle Building from the Spiderman series, this iconic newspaper building is complete with both J. Jonah Jameson’s and Peter Parker’s offices. It is a 3,772 set and is kitted out across three floors. For Marvel and Spiderman fans, this …

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  • 17 May

    Get on-board, Monopoly Lifesized opens in August

    Hasbro and Gamepath – a new division of Selladoor Worldwide – have released details of the Monopoly Lifesized experience – a new gameplay attraction opening on August 14th at The Court, a new building on Tottenham Court Road. The 22,000 sq ft building, spaced over three floors, will host this …

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  • 11 May

    How you doin’? – LEGO unveils the FRIENDS apartment set

    F.R.I.E.N.D.S fans will likely go into a frenzy, well we didn’t mind the Central Perk set, sadly it fell off the shelf and we have yet to reconstruct it, but the detail was fab and this one looks even more iconic. A 2,048-piece set with both Monica and Rachel’s, and …

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  • 10 May

    Great Scott folks, these new Playmobil sets are splendid

    After success in 2020 with their DeLorean the German outfit are back with two more sets. Marty’s Pick-up truck is pretty impressive but for us it is the Hoverboard chase scene complete with all the characters, an iconic Jaws poster and lenticular postcard – Am heading off to grab one …

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  • 5 May

    PewPew – Mandalorian quick fire NERF blaster is splendid

    Mandalorian is battle-worn and tight-lipped, also a formidable bounty hunter in an increasingly dangerous galaxy! You’ll need this Star Wars The Mandalorian Rocket Gauntlet! Wrist based NERF firing action will ensue, but a Baby Yoda for target practice.

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  • 5 May

    Know your Chaturanga VS a chimichanga?

    Neither do we BUT willing to learn all things downward dog and sacrum based after being inspired by these Yoga Joes. A kidult collection of green soldiers is how it started, each “posing” a Yoga move whilst mumbling a silent mantra. Series one are amazing, series Two are seriously superb …

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  • 5 May

    Fancy bagging a bundle?

    There has always been a row in our house, the word “bundle” apparently, on the South West of England was the word describing that very childish pursuit of kids laying on top of each other for no apparent reason, well, apart from to leave the person at the bottom of …

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April, 2021